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The challenge of diversity in the delivery of women's health care  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/4/336.pdf
Details requirements and steps to take in order to ensure that health care services are accessible to diverse populations. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Exploring models for quality maternity care in First Nations and Inuit communities: a preliminary needs assessment  
http://www.naho.ca/inuit/midwifery/documents/MaternityCareInuitChapter-English_000.pdf
Identifies issues, priorities, best practices, and suggestions for improving maternity care in Inuit communities. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Isolated, afraid and forgotten: the service delivery needs and realities of immigrant and refugee women who are battered   
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/familyviolence/html/femisol_e.html
Provides an overview of the needs of immigrant and refugee women who are battered, the range of non-government services available to meet those needs, and some of the barriers to appropriate and effective service delivery. (See Details)
Published: 1990
Not all your patients are straight  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/4/370.pdf
Discusses the impact of physician-patient interaction on the quality of health care for lesbians. Uses physician-patient dialogues to illustrate how inappropriate health care can result if physicians make incorrect assumptions about lesbians or do not solicit relevant information. Includes references and a resource list for lesbians and their doctors. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Canada's health system failing women in rural and remote regions  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39507
Details rural women's health issues and priorities, including access to health care, social and economic determinants, and health policies. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Access to health care services in Canada: January to December 2005  
http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-575-XIE/82-575-XIE2006002.pdf
Provides results on patients' experiences waiting for care in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Gender issues in women's health care
This paper provides an overview of major themes and controversies with respect to women's experiences with health care, reviews some key findings related to the impact of a substantially increased proportion of women physicians on women's health services, and identifies important future challenges for all stakeholders in the health care system.
Published: 1999
Gender and HIV/AIDS: the nuts and bolts of gender-based analysis  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Gender_and_HIV_The_Nuts_and_bolts_of_GBA.pdf
Presents five health and community care programs that could benefit from gender-based analysis. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Systems failure: a report on the experiences of sexual minorities in Ontario's health-care and social-services systems: final re
Indicates the dimensions of systemic and individual prejudice against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered peoples. Provides recommendations for change.
Published: 1997
Eliciting women's preferences in health care: a review of the literature  
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?jid=THC&volumeId=20&issueId=02#
Conducts a systematic review to characterize the study of women's preferences about health care. (See Details)
Published: 2004